• Biography

    Craig Unterberg heads up the firm's New York-based Prime Brokerage and Equity Lending Practice Group. With immense knowledge on the U.S. margin regulations, Craig provides extensive regulatory advice on margin lending issues to a multitude of financial institutions and hedge funds. Craig has worked on an industry-leading number of single stock and portfolio loan transactions to hedge funds, investment companies, and private equity groups making him a market leader in handling complex onshore and offshore margin facilities. In such role, Craig provides regulatory guidance on Regulation U, Rule 144, and Article 8 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Craig also works on a wide range of derivative, prime brokerage, and hedge fund financing transactions for both buy- and sell-side counterparties.

    In addition, Craig represents borrowers and lenders in the private equity, leveraged lending, asset based and M&A financing spaces. Craig also spends significant time handling loan restructurings and DIP facilities. Craig regularly leads national CLE presentations on margin loans, intercreditor agreements, forbearance agreements and bankruptcy matters relating to lending transactions.

    Selected Presentations

    • "Strategies and Common Pitfalls in Commercial Lending: When Using Equity Interests As Collateral," Lorman webinar, July 2015 (available for purchase here)
  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., Tulane University Law School, 1998, with honors
    • B.A., Tulane University
  • Admissions

    • New York
    • Texas